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Alaska Science Forum: Fire on the mountain near the Yukon River

A smoking mountain near the Yukon River not far from Eagle is, after further study, still a puzzle.People first noticed acrid smoke in September 2012. The mountain...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-10/alaska-science-forum-fire-mountain-n
Outdoors
Board of Fisheries readies for annual work session

...tanner crab and Norton Sound king crab, three ask for changes to Kuskokwim River salmon fisheries, and two address Yukon River salmon fisheries. There are also two proposals each for Bristol Bay salmon fisheries, Southeast herring and Pacific...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-12/board-fisheries-readies-annual-work-ses
State | Local
Tribal groups seek greater role in land management

...authority on the Kuskokwim; in the past, the state has led management efforts. There's a wildlife refuge on the Yukon River, too, which results in a similar "hopscotch" management, he said.For the first time this year, tribal governments...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-06/tribal-groups-seek-greater-role-land-ma
State
Party applies to take orphaned bear cubs

...FAIRBANKS - Biologists are trying to capture three black bear cubs orphaned when their mother was illegally killed in the Yukon River community of Galena last week.Two biologists from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game spotted all three Thursday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-29/party-applies-take-orphaned-bear-cubs
State
Strong salmon runs recorded in Yukon River

FAIRBANKS - The Yukon River is having strong runs of silver and chum salmon this fall, giving a boost to fishermen after another tepid summer for king salmon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/strong-salmon-runs-recorded-yukon-river
State
Pure Sole: Road kill is art

...Canyon.If still standing when entering Whitehorse, if still traveling by my own power, I plan to be bathing in the Yukon River.Standing? If still crawling.I may be forced to drive support at some point.I have heard tales of the strain a...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-04/road-kill-art
Sports
Yukon River king salmon returns see improvement

...FAIRBANKS - Alaska fisheries managers said it appears they have achieved their goal of getting a sufficient number of Yukon River king salmon to their Canadian spawning grounds.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that the number of king salmon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-28/yukon-river-king-salmon-returns-see-imp
State
Work starts on road to Tanana

...beyond Tanana.The road also doesn't quite make it to Tanana. The gravel lane will end on the south bank of the Yukon River, 6 miles upstream from Tanana. There are no plans now for a bridge over the river, meaning people will have to take...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-23/work-starts-road-tanana
State
My Turn: It's your state, Alaskans. Protect it.

...live in Alaska. In the few months that I have lived here, I have stood on top of mountains and dipped my hands in the Yukon River. I have slept under the watchful gaze of Denali, befriended a musher on solstice, watched a caribou lazily scratch...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-27/my-turn-its-your-state-alaskans-prote
Opinion
Summer books roundup

...University of Alaska Press, August 2014)Chinook, a female king salmon, travels from the Bering Sea, up the Yukon River, and on to the Nisutlin River, to deliver her eggs. Based on the story of a real-life Chinook, this book combines...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/summer-books-roundup
Art

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